Bangladesh approved the draft of an agreement with Russia on spent nuclear fuel

ENERGYBANGLA.COM
The Cabinet approved the draft of an agreement titled ‘Agreement between the Russian Federation and Bangladesh on Cooperation Concerning Return of Spent Nuclear Fuel from Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant to the Russian Federation’.

Russia to engage India in Rooppur NPP construction in Bangladesh

Sputnik
Russia’s state-owned nuclear corporation Rosatom plans to engage Indian experts in the construction of the first Bangladeshi nuclear power plant (NPP) Rooppur, the company’s CEO Alexey Likhachev told Sputnik on the sidelines of the St.
Russia to ship pipe spools for Kudankulam's main coolant pipeline

Units 5 and 6 of Kudankulam nuclear power plant to cost around Rs 50,000 crore

PTI
The fifth and the sixth unit of India’s largest nuclear power plant in Tamil Nadu will cost about Rs 50,000 crore to build with half of it being funded by Russia as loan.

Bangladesh urges developing nations to draw benefits from peaceful use of nuclear technologies

UNB
Mentioning that Bangladesh is solidly anchored at its principled position on nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday urged the developing countries to forge greater cooperation to draw maximum benefits from the peaceful uses of nuclear technologies through IAEA expertise.

Cannot put deadline for ratifying India-Japan nuclear deal – Japan’s Envoy

Hindu Business Line
The India-Japan civil nuclear agreement has been historic as it is Tokyo’s first nuclear deal with a country that is non-signatory to Nuclear Non Proliferation Treaty.

Nuclear Fuel Complex sets new world record of production

IANS
The Nuclear Fuel Complex (NFC), part of the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), on Thursday said it has set a new world record with production of 1512A metric tonnes (MT) of nuclear fuel in 2016-17, surpassing its own record.

India organises essay competition on nuclear power

The Hans India
Article writing competition for children was organised at Vijetha Smart School Bhawanipuram, as part of a nation-wide campaign to generate awareness about importance of energy and to dispel the misconceptions related to nuclear energy.

India to build reactor for utilisation of thorium

PIB
Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) has designed Advanced Heavy Water Reactor (AHWR) for utilisation of Thorium.

India to increase nuclear power share with indigenous and foreign cooperation

PIB
The share of nuclear power was about 3.2% in India in the year 2016-17 (up to Feb-2017). During this period, about 34136 Million Units (MUs) of electricity was produced from Nuclear Power Plants against a total of about 1052160 MUs produced in India [Source: Central Electricity Authority (CEA), All India Summary, Issue Date-March 02, 2017].

Nuclear power capacity to be tripled in India the next 10 years

PIB
The Government, in July 2014, had announced tripling of the then existing capacity of 4780 MW in the next ten years.

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